Who We Are

The Dialysis and Transplant Association of Victoria Incorporated (D.A.T.A.) is a patient self help group made up of people with kidney failure and their families and friends.

D.A.T.A Office Bearers

Sue joined DATA in 1997 and joined the committee in the same year. She has served on the executive as President or Secretary for many years.
Sue Hatzimichalis

President

Charlie Joined D.A.T.A. in 2014 and has been secretary since 2016. He is carer for his wife Ros who has been dialysing for many years.
Charlie Ball

Secretary

Vicki joined the committee in 2015 and has been Treasurer since 2016.
Vicki Abbatangelo

Treasurer

Joan joined DATA in 1987 and has been a member the committee since the early 1990’s.
Joan Eastwood

Vice President

Committee Members

Ros is currently on home haemodialysis and is a passionate advocate for those with renal disease. She served on the Kidney Health Victorian Consumer Group and was a patient representative on the Victorian Renal Health Clinical Network for many years. Ros joined D.A.T.A. in 1989. She has been on the committee since 2008 serving as president for 5 years and secretary for 3 years.
Ros Ball

(03) 9439 8866

Neane joined the committee in 2019.
Neane Collis

Margaret has been a member of DATA since 1986 and joined the committee in 2018.
Margaret Hagedorn

0425 863 329

Darren joined DATA in 2012 and became a member of the committee in 2015.
Darren Hennessey

(03) 9878 5483

Elaine joined DATA in 2015 and became a member of the committee in the same year.
Elaine Hennessey

(03) 9878 3211

Ron joined DATA in 2012 and became a member of the committee in 2015.
Ron Hennessey

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Angela joined DATA in 1999 and has been on the committee for many years acting as minutes secretary since 2006. She retired in 2019 after 35 years in dialysis nursing. Through her work, she gained a great appreciation of how demanding dialysis can be on those who rely on it to stay alive. Angela plays a key role in organising DATA’s social events.
Angela Lindsey

Minutes Secretary

Edwin joined the committee in 2019.
Edwin MacKrill

Steve joined the committee in 2019.
Steve Shuster

Shoe String Editorial Committee

Simon joined DATA in 1991. He has been on the editorial committee for Shoestring since 2018.
Simon David

Editor

Joan joined DATA in 1987 and has been a member the committee since the early 1990’s.
Joan Eastwood

0402 097 331

Ros is currently on home haemodialysis and is a passionate advocate for those with renal disease. She served on the Kidney Health Victorian Consumer Group and was a patient representative on the Victorian Renal Health Clinical Network for many years. Ros joined D.A.T.A. in 1989. She has been on the committee since 2008 serving as president for 5 years and secretary for 3 years.
Ros Ball

(03) 9439 8866

Fay Rawson

Holiday Home Secretary

Everyone can use a little help

We are a purely volunteer-driven organisation. Please donate to help us continue our work in assisting people with kidney failure.

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